Combat movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant combat movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, tense, rough, suspenseful, suspense and exciting films and TV shows about / with combat, violence, battles, fight, gun, brutality, death, survival, murder and weapons plots mostly in Action, Drama and War genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
combat movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as combat: Band of Brothers (2001), Platoon (1986), Black Hawk Down (2001), Hamburger Hill (1987), The Outpost (2019), Full Metal Jacket (1987), The Hunted (2003), Gladiator (2000), Combat Girls (2011), Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018).

List of combat movies

Band of Brothers (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 594 min.
TV show
Story: Drawn from interviews with survivors of Easy Company, as well as their journals and letters, Band of Brothers chronicles the experiences of these men from paratrooper training in Georgia through the end of the war. As an elite rifle company ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, heroic, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, war, military, soldier, sniper, battles, military life, combat, paratrooper, behind enemy lines, american soldier, nazi germany ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, france, austria, paris france ...
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Platoon (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: As a young and naive recruit in Vietnam, Chris Taylor faces a moral crisis when confronted with the horrors of war and the duality of man.
Style: rough, realistic, disturbing, thought provoking, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, vietnam war, battles, military, battlefield, combat, war crime, anti war, jungle warfare, squad, military life, jungle ...
Time: 20th century, year 1967, 60s, year 1968
Place: vietnam, asia, southeast asia
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Black Hawk Down (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 144 min.
Story: When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer heavy casualties, facing intense fighting from the militia on the ground.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, disturbing, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, sniper, courage, warrior, u.s. military, rescue mission, battles, mission, combat, american soldier, helicopter, marine ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1992, year 1993
Place: somalia, africa, arkansas, north africa, east africa ...
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Hamburger Hill (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The men of Bravo Company are facing a battle that's all uphill… up Hamburger Hill. Fourteen war-weary soldiers are battling for a mud-covered mound of earth so named because it chews up soldiers like chopped meat. They are fighting for their ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, gloomy, suspenseful ...
Plot: combat, vietnam war, soldier, anti war, violence spree, insanity, jungle, lieutenant, massacre, gunfight, war, military ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: vietnam, asia
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The Outpost (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A small unit of U.S. soldiers, alone at the remote Combat Outpost Keating, located deep in the valley of three mountains in Afghanistan, battles to defend against an overwhelming force of Taliban fighters in a coordinated attack. The Battle of ...
Style: brutal, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: u.s. army, soldier, war, combat, taliban, war in afghanistan, army, death, battles, roadblock, gunfight, politics ...
Time: 2000s, year 1984, year 2009, year 2006
Place: afghanistan
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Full Metal Jacket (1987)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.
Style: rough, disturbing, suspense, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, war, vietnam war, soldier, boot camp, sniper, military life, suicide, sergeant, anti war, combat, cruelty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1968, year 1967
Place: vietnam, asia, south carolina
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The Hunted (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the wilderness of British Columbia, two hunters are tracked and viciously murdered by Aaron Hallum. Former Special Operations instructor, L.T. Bonham is approached and asked to apprehend Hallum, his former student, who has 'gone rogue' ...
Style: serious, tense, psychological, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, combat, homicidal maniac, commando, swat team, chase, forest, murder, special agents, survivalist, haunted by the past, massacre ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: oregon, kosovo, usa, portland oregon, former yugoslavia ...
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Gladiator (2000)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Malta, Morocco
Duration: 155 min.
Story: In the year 180, the death of emperor Marcus Aurelius throws the Roman Empire into chaos. Maximus is one of the Roman army's most capable and trusted generals and a key advisor to the emperor. As Marcus' devious son Commodus ascends to ...
Style: epic, captivating, breathtaking, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: roman empire, vengeance, warrior, revenge, ancient history, ancient rome, freedom, gladiator, courage, sword fight, master warrior, lone hero ...
Place: rome italy, germany, spain, north africa, italy
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Combat Girls (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Marisa, a 20-year-old German girl, hates foreigners, Jews, cops, and everyone she finds guilty for the decline of her country. She provokes, drinks, fights and her next tattoo will be a portrait of Adolf Hitler. The only place she feels home is the ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, tense, realistic, rough ...
Plot: neo nazi, racism, combat, ideology, refugee, hate, gang, friendship, counterculture, youth, society, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
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Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers on their final and most dangerous mission yet. To save their friends, they must break into the legendary Last City, a WCKD-controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest maze of all. Anyone who ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tragic ending, disturbing, exciting ...
Plot: maze, desert, distopia, cure, teenage hero, pandemic, vaccine, battles, murder, imprisonment, laboratory, terminal illness ...
Time: future
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Princess Agents (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: During the Warring Period, the Western Wei enslaved large numbers of civilians. The slave girl, Chu Qiao, is thrown into a forest along with other slaves and becomes the next hunting target for the rich lords. She is saved by the Prince of Northern ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: chinese emperor, slave girl, power struggle, female warrior, romance, martial arts, combat, couple relations, slavery, revenge, sword fight, martial artist ...
Place: ancient china, china
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The Dogs of War (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mercenary James Shannon, on a reconnaissance job to the African nation of Zangaro, is tortured and deported. He returns to lead a coup.
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, harsh, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, revolution, adventure, war, military, combat, soldier, undercover, torture, gunfight, espionage, political intrigue ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: africa, paris france, central america, london, new york
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Record of Ragnarok (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Before eradicating humankind from the world, the gods give them one last chance to prove themselves worthy of survival. Let the Ragnarok battles begin.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, thought provoking, exciting ...
Plot: mythology, combat, fight, survival, super strength, battles, god, goddess, humanity, tournament, fight to the death, fate of humanity ...
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RWBY (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 13 min.
TV show
Story: The future-fantasy world of Remnant is filled with ravenous monsters, treacherous terrain, and more villains than you can shake a sniper-scythe at. Fortunately, Beacon Academy is training Huntsmen and Huntresses to battle the evils of the world, and ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, humorous, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school, adventure, rivalry, heroes, escapades, magic, combat, monster, battles, supernatural power, training, team ...
Time: future
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The Tournament (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Bahrain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Every ten or seven years in an unsuspecting town, The Tournament takes place. A battle royale between 30 of the world's deadliest assassins. The last man standing receiving the $10,000,000 cash prize and the title of Worlds No 1, which itself ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, survival, hitman, fight, contests and competitions, tournament, competition, combat, confession, martial arts, game of death, prize ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: britain, brazil, england, united kingdom, miami
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Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning (2012)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In a world without government, the surviving Unisols maintain order and choose the strongest of their ranks to rule, testing them in life-or-death combat.
Style: rough, tense, exciting, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cloning, unstoppable, soldier, superhuman powers, military, combat, vengeance, martial arts, one man army, strong violent content, mortal combat, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
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Lone Survivor (2013)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Four Navy SEALs on a covert mission to neutralize a high-level al-Qaeda operative must make an impossible moral decision in the mountains of Afghanistan that leads them into an enemy ambush. As they confront unthinkable odds, the SEALs must find ...
Style: rough, captivating, tense, exciting, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, soldier, survival, terrorism, gunfight, courage, navy seal, war, death, military life, selflessness, battles ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2005
Place: afghanistan, middle east, usa, iraq, israel
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Seven Knights Revolution: Hero Successor (2021)
Genre: Animation, Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Long ago, Heroes had saved this world. Many Heroes fought against the powers of Destruction and protected the world. Years in the future… The Heroes had disappeared as the years passed and those possessing their powers called Successors now have ...
Style: tense, exciting, futuristic, captivating
Plot: combat, magic, fantasy world, monster, good versus evil, supernatural, protector, magical, heroes, showdown, battles, supernatural power ...
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Guns Akimbo (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany, New Zealand, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An ordinary guy suddenly finds himself forced to fight a gladiator-like battle for a dark website that streams the violence for viewers. Miles must fight heavily armed Nix and also save his kidnapped ex-girlfriend.
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: game of death, struggle for survival, heroes, superhero, fight, bandit, hacker, game, violence, gang, combat, save the lady ...
Time: 2010s
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The Tomorrow War (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: An ordinary man is recruited by time travellers from 30 years in the future to fight in a war against deadly aliens.
Style: exciting, suspense, captivating, tense, futuristic ...
Plot: future war, alien invasion, alien monster, evil alien, time travel, final battle, resistance, alien, military, fictional war, teleportation, female soldier ...
Time: future
Place: dominican republic, usa, bahamas, russia, north america ...
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Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Shang-Chi must confront the past he thought he left behind when he is drawn into the web of the mysterious Ten Rings organization.
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, martial artist, superhero, supernatural power, combat, good versus evil, fight, warrior, tough guy, heroes, super strength ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, year 1996, 2020s
Place: usa, china, san francisco, north america
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The Book of Eli (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.
Style: futuristic, biblical, serious, rough, heroic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, apocalypse, lone hero, warrior, future dystopia, chaos, protector, dystopic future, lone wolves, tough heroes, heroes ...
Time: future, 2040s
Place: usa, san francisco
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Onihei (2017)
Genre: Animation, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The historical novel series depicts Heizou Hasegawa, who metes justice on wrongdoers and supervises the crackdown on arsonists and robbers in Japan's Edo period (1603-1868).
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: samurai, combat, medieval, officer, fight, political intrigue, good versus evil, showdown, political unrest, battles, protector, fight for supremacy ...
Place: japan
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Outpost: Black Sun (2012)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A pair of investigators team up with a Special Forces Unit to venture deep inside a war raging between the military and a massive army of Nazi Zombie Stormtroopers. Their mission is to fight their way behind enemy lines, locate the technology at the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, third reich, nazi zombie, bunker, nazi hunter, survival, supernatural, good versus evil, combat, occult, track down, nato ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, eastern europe
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Warrior (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The youngest son of an alcoholic former boxer returns home, where he's trained by his father for competition in a mixed martial arts tournament - a path that puts the fighter on a collision course with his estranged, older brother, an ex-marine ...
Style: serious, tense, emotional, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mixed martial arts, warrior, courage, athlete and trainer, boxing, sport, fight scenes, teacher, muscleman, underdog, training ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, atlantic city new jersey, iraq, philadelphia ...
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'71 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young British soldier must find his way back to safety after his unit accidentally abandons him during a riot in the streets of Belfast.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, ira, survival, terrorism, military, riot, irish republican army, war, hapless soldier, rivalry, dishonesty, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: ireland, england, belfast, london
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1911 (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 20th century, China is in a state of crisis. The country is split into warring factions, the citizens are starving, and recent political reforms have made matters worse, not better. The ruling Qing Dynasty, led by a ...
Style: epic, exciting, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: revolution, brutality, soldier, battles, rebellion, leadership, political unrest, combat, sword, heroes, gunfight, martial arts ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: china, asia
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Heartbreak Ridge (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A hard-nosed, hard-living Marine gunnery sergeant clashes with his superiors and his ex-wife as he takes command of a spoiled recon platoon with a bad attitude.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, harsh, intense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: boot camp, marine, military, heroes, platoon, war, relationship vs career, ambition, power relations, combat, justice, redemption ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: north carolina, caribbean, vietnam
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Bloodfist (1989)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 85 min.
Story: To avenge the brutal murder of his brother, Jake Ray journeys to the Philippines, where his search for truth finds him battling both in and out of the ring. But the weapons are always the same: bare fists, bare feet. And the rules never change: last ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroes, master warrior, siblings relations, righting the wronged, against the odds, sport, contests and competitions, ambition, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, karate ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: the philippines, manila philippines
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Behind Enemy Lines (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: While flying a routine reconnaissance mission over Bosnia, fighter pilot Chris Burnett photographs something he wasn't supposed to see and gets shot down behind enemy lines, where he must outrun an army led by a ruthless Serbian general. With ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: sniper, fighter pilot, military, war crime, behind enemy lines, atrocity, navy, reconnaissance, bosnian war, rescue, gunfight, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1995
Place: bosnia herzegovina, serbia, former yugoslavia, europe, balkan ...
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